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Ocasio-Cortez Makes Word Salad in Interview With CNN’s Cuomo

She’s the gift that keeps on giving.

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A Democrat candidate of the U.S. House of Representatives had a staggeringly mind-numbing interview last night with CNN’s Chris Cuomo, wherein she failed to recognize the elected leader of her own party, and made a mockery of socialized healthcare.

“Well, I don’t think there’s any one head, you know – we are a collective, this is a movement,” said Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez regarding the leader of Democrat party. “I don’t think parties are ever about one person but they’re about how the contributions each one person gives to the party. So I think that there are really exciting folks in the party.”

Cuomo pressed, telling Ocasio-Cortez that as House Minority Leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is indeed the leader of the party, forcing Ocasio-Cortez to awkwardly capitulate.

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“Well I think, absolutely, right now, she is – she is – I mean, Speaker – rather Leader Pelosi – hopefully, um, we’ll see, she is the current leader of the party and I think that the party absolutely does have its leadership in the House,” she said. “We have our leadership in the Senate as well.”

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On the subject of healthcare, which Ocasio-Cortez wants to give to everyone “for free,” she was equally vacuous.

“So first of all, the thing that we need to realize is people talk about the sticker shock of Medicare for all, they do not talk about the sticker shock of the cost of our existing system,” she said. “You know in a Koch Brothers-funded, you know, study – if any study is going to try to be a little bit slanted it’s going to be one funded by the Koch Brothers, it shows that Medicare for all is actually much more – is actually much cheaper than the system we pay right now.”

She went on to admit that President Barack H. Obama’s Affordable Care Act is a tax, as cited by the Supreme Court, which his administration vehemently denied.

And then the grand finale.

“Americans have the sticker shock of healthcare as it is,” she said (astutely). “And what we’re also not talking about it is why aren’t we incorporating the cost of all the funeral expenses of those who died because they can’t afford access to healthcare.”

Not exactly the perfect pitch for socialized medicine.

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